1 Thessalonians 4:1

For the rest, then, brethren, we beg you and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, even as ye have received from us how ye ought to walk and please God, even as ye also do walk, that ye would abound still more.

Ephesians 4:1

I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you therefore to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye have been called,

Colossians 1:10

so as to walk worthily of the Lord unto all well-pleasing, bearing fruit in every good work, and growing by the true knowledge of God;

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought to thank God always for you, brethren, even as it is meet, because your faith increases exceedingly, and the love of each one of you all towards one another abounds;

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all intelligence,

Colossians 2:6

As therefore ye have received the Christ, Jesus the Lord, walk in him,

2 Thessalonians 2:1

Now we beg you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to him,

Job 17:9

But the righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall increase in strength.

Psalm 92:14

They are still vigorous in old age, they are full of sap and green;

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.

John 15:2

As to every branch in me not bearing fruit, he takes it away; and as to every one bearing fruit, he purges it that it may bring forth more fruit.

Acts 20:27

for I have not shrunk from announcing to you all the counsel of God.

Romans 8:8

and they that are in flesh cannot please God.

Romans 12:1-2

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your intelligent service.

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I received from the Lord, that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus, in the night in which he was delivered up, took bread,

1 Corinthians 15:1

But I make known to you, brethren, the glad tidings which I announced to you, which also ye received, in which also ye stand,

1 Corinthians 15:58

So then, my beloved brethren, be firm, immovable, abounding always in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:9

Wherefore also we are zealous, whether present or absent, to be agreeable to him.

2 Corinthians 6:1

But as fellow-workmen, we also beseech that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

2 Corinthians 10:1

But I myself, Paul, entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of the Christ, who, as to appearance, when present am mean among you, but absent am bold towards you;

2 Corinthians 13:11

For the rest, brethren, rejoice; be perfected; be encouraged; be of one mind; be at peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.

Ephesians 4:20

But ye have not thus learnt the Christ,

Ephesians 5:17

For this reason be not foolish, but understanding what is the will of the Lord.

Philippians 1:27

Only conduct yourselves worthily of the glad tidings of the Christ, in order that whether coming and seeing you, or absent, I may hear of what concerns you, that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul, labouring together in the same conflict with the faith of the glad tidings;

Philippians 3:14

I pursue, looking towards the goal, for the prize of the calling on high of God in Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

as ye know how, as a father his own children, we used to exhort each one of you, and comfort and testify,

1 Thessalonians 3:12

But you, may the Lord make to exceed and abound in love toward one another, and toward all, even as we also towards you,

1 Thessalonians 4:2

For ye know what charges we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 4:10-12

For also ye do this towards all the brethren in the whole of Macedonia; but we exhort you, brethren, to abound still more,

2 Thessalonians 3:1

For the rest, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run and be glorified, even as also with you;

2 Thessalonians 3:10-12

For also when we were with you we enjoined you this, that if any man does not like to work, neither let him eat.

1 Timothy 5:21

I testify before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, that thou keep these things without prejudice, doing nothing by favour.

1 Timothy 6:13-14

I enjoin thee before God who preserves all things in life, and Christ Jesus who witnessed before Pontius Pilate the good confession,

1 Timothy 6:13

I enjoin thee before God who preserves all things in life, and Christ Jesus who witnessed before Pontius Pilate the good confession,

Hebrews 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please him. For he that draws near to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them who seek him out.

Hebrews 13:16

But of doing good and communicating of your substance be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Hebrews 13:22

But I beseech you, brethren, bear the word of exhortation, for it is but in few words that I have written to you.

2 Peter 1:5-10

But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge,

2 Peter 3:18

but grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

1 John 3:22

and whatsoever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments, and practise the things which are pleasing in his sight.

2 Timothy 4:1

I testify before God and Christ Jesus, who is about to judge living and dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom,

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Bible References

We

1 Thessalonians 2:11
as ye know how, as a father his own children, we used to exhort each one of you, and comfort and testify,
Romans 12:1
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your intelligent service.
2 Corinthians 6:1
But as fellow-workmen, we also beseech that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:
2 Corinthians 10:1
But I myself, Paul, entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of the Christ, who, as to appearance, when present am mean among you, but absent am bold towards you;
Ephesians 4:1
I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you therefore to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye have been called,
Philemon 1:9
for love's sake I rather exhort, being such a one as Paul the aged, and now also prisoner of Jesus Christ.
Hebrews 13:22
But I beseech you, brethren, bear the word of exhortation, for it is but in few words that I have written to you.

Ye have

1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to seek earnestly to be quiet and mind your own affairs, and work with your own hands, even as we charged you,
Acts 20:27
for I have not shrunk from announcing to you all the counsel of God.
1 Corinthians 11:23
For I received from the Lord, that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus, in the night in which he was delivered up, took bread,
1 Corinthians 15:1
But I make known to you, brethren, the glad tidings which I announced to you, which also ye received, in which also ye stand,
Philippians 1:27
Only conduct yourselves worthily of the glad tidings of the Christ, in order that whether coming and seeing you, or absent, I may hear of what concerns you, that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul, labouring together in the same conflict with the faith of the glad tidings;
Colossians 2:6
As therefore ye have received the Christ, Jesus the Lord, walk in him,
2 Thessalonians 3:10
For also when we were with you we enjoined you this, that if any man does not like to work, neither let him eat.

Ye ought

1 Thessalonians 2:12
that ye should walk worthy of God, who calls you to his own kingdom and glory.

To please

Romans 8:8
and they that are in flesh cannot please God.
Romans 12:2
And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
Ephesians 5:17
For this reason be not foolish, but understanding what is the will of the Lord.
Colossians 1:10
so as to walk worthily of the Lord unto all well-pleasing, bearing fruit in every good work, and growing by the true knowledge of God;
Hebrews 11:6
But without faith it is impossible to please him. For he that draws near to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them who seek him out.
Hebrews 13:16
But of doing good and communicating of your substance be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
1 John 3:22
and whatsoever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments, and practise the things which are pleasing in his sight.

So ye

1 Thessalonians 4:10
For also ye do this towards all the brethren in the whole of Macedonia; but we exhort you, brethren, to abound still more,
Job 17:9
But the righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall increase in strength.
Psalm 92:14
They are still vigorous in old age, they are full of sap and green;
Proverbs 4:18
But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come.
John 15:2
As to every branch in me not bearing fruit, he takes it away; and as to every one bearing fruit, he purges it that it may bring forth more fruit.
1 Corinthians 15:58
So then, my beloved brethren, be firm, immovable, abounding always in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.
Philippians 1:9
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all intelligence,
Philippians 3:14
I pursue, looking towards the goal, for the prize of the calling on high of God in Christ Jesus.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought to thank God always for you, brethren, even as it is meet, because your faith increases exceedingly, and the love of each one of you all towards one another abounds;
2 Peter 1:5
But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge,
2 Peter 3:18
but grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

General references

Genesis 5:22
And Enoch walked with God after he had begotten Methushelah three hundred years, and begot sons and daughters.
Leviticus 22:31
And ye shall observe my commandments and do them: I am Jehovah.
Deuteronomy 4:5
See, I have taught you statutes and ordinances, even as Jehovah my God commanded me, that ye may do so in the land into which ye enter to possess it.
Deuteronomy 8:1
Every commandment which I command thee this day shall ye take heed to do, that ye may live, and multiply, and enter in and possess the land which Jehovah swore unto your fathers.
Deuteronomy 11:32
And ye shall take heed to do all the statutes and ordinances which I set before you this day.
Luke 1:75
in piety and righteousness before him all our days.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile;